|California sketches - Fitzgerald, O. P. (Oscar Penn), 1829-1911|
A Southern Methodist minister, Oscar Penn Fitzgerald (1829-1911) of North Carolina was sent to California as a missionary by his denomination in 1855. He remained for more than twenty years, winning appointment as state superintindent of public education in 1867 despite his pro-Southern position during the Civil War. In the late 1870s, Fitzgerald returned to the East, editing the Nashville Christian Advocate, 1878-1890, and accepting appointment as a Southern Methodist bishop...
Keywords: Law; Mines and mineral resources; Religion and ethics
|California life illustrated - Taylor, William, 1821-1902|
William Taylor (1821-1902) was a Methodist minister specializing in "street preaching" in Baltimore and Washington, D.C., when the Methodist church sent him to California as a missionary evangelist in 1849. He remained in the West for seven years, going on to become one of the church's most tireless worldwide evangelists. He later conducted crusades in Canada, Britain, Australia, New Zealand, South America, and South Africa...
Keywords: Missions; Ethnic groups; Urbanization; Real estate development; Mines and mineral resources; Religion and ethics